Accolades Summary

  • Top 10 in nation: Universities that increase salaries the most; a Clarkson degree will increase your earnings by 42 percent, on average, Brookings Institution
     
  • Clarkson Ranked as a Top-Tier National University, U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges
     
  • Top 3% Best Universities and Colleges by Salary Potential (all alumni), PayScale College Salary Report
     
  • Among the nation’s “Best 384 Colleges,” The Princeton Review
     
  • Top 15 for “Best Career Services,” The Princeton Review
     
  • Colleges That Pay You Back, The Princeton Review
     
  • Top 20 colleges from which students go on to earn the most money, Business Insider
     
  • Clarkson is one of 25 Colleges with the Highest-Paid Graduates, Money & Career Cheat Sheet
     
  • Among the Best Colleges for Veterans, U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges
     
  • Top Online School for Women in STEM, Guide to Online Schools
     
  • Clarkson Is in the Top Ten for Best Entrepreneurial Studies Nationwide, College Factual
     
  • Top 10% of Best Nationwide Colleges, College Factual
  • 100 Best-Value Private Colleges in America, CEOWORLD magazine
     
  • Grateful Grads Index: Top 200 Best-Loved Colleges, Forbes
     
  • Clarkson Named One of the Top 25 STEM Colleges, Forbes
     
  • One of America’s Top Research Universities, Forbes
     
  • One of "10 Great Colleges for Business Majors," TIME magazine
     
  • One of the "Top 10 Engineering Colleges in the U.S.," USA Today
     
  • Clarkson named one of the Best Colleges for Your Money, MONEY magazine
     
  • First-place winner for National Model Undergraduate Program in Entrepreneurship Education, U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
     
  • Best Online Colleges for Women in STEM, SR Education Group
     
  • Clarkson's ROTC service ranked #3 in the nation, Washington Monthly magazine
     
  • Clarkson recognized as a Tree Campus USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation for the second time
     
  • Top 10 Best Colleges for Producing Engineers, IndustryWeek
     
  • The Sierra Club has named Clarkson University one of the Cool Schools.

 

GENERAL

  • Clarkson alumni salaries rank in the Top 2% of highest salaries in the U.S.

    Top 3% Best Value College, PayScale College ROI Report
     

  • Top 40 Best Value Schools, U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges
     

  • Top 50 Best Value Green Colleges, Best Value Schools
     

  • One of the Top 100 Values in Private Universities, Kiplinger’s Best College Values
     

  • Clarkson ranks in the Top 10 U.S. Research Universities for Best Physical
    Campus Environment, Landscape and Urban Planning
     

  • Clarkson selected as a “Top Military Friendly School,” Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) Guide to Colleges and Universities
     

  • One of the "Top 10 Colleges with the Most Impressive Job Placement Rates and Career Services," Online Schools Center
     

  • Clarkson ranks #1 for faculty receiving significant awards in the national universities category, Washington Monthly magazine
     

  • Clarkson received a gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (AASHE STARS) program for its socially responsible investment in sustainability education and research.
     

  • One of Top 75 Most Eco-Literate Colleges and Universities, Sierra Club

 

​​​​​​​ENGINEERING

  • Among the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges
     

  • One of the Best Schools for Engineering Majors by Salary Potential, PayScale College Salary Report
     

  • Top 10 Best Colleges for Producing Engineers, Zippia
     

  • Top 50 Best Bachelor's in Engineering Degree Programs, College Choice
     

  • Top 5 Best Civil Engineering Colleges for Veterans, College Factual
     

  • Among the 25 Best Online Master’s in Electrical Engineering Programs, The Best Schools, Online Course Report
     

  • Clarkson's Engineering & Management program is one of the first two programs in the world to be accredited by both AACSB International and the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

  • One of the 15 Best Online Master’s in Civil Engineering Programs, The Best Schools, Online Course Report
     

  • Named one of the Top 15% of Computer Engineering Programs in the nation, College Factual
     

  • Chemical Engineering Program in Top 50 Nationwide and the Top 5 in New York, College Factual
     

  • Top 20 Best Bachelor's Degrees in Software Engineering, College Choice

 

BUSINESS

  • Clarkson's Business School is Among the Best Business Schools in the Northeast – and the Country, The Princeton Review
     

  • One of the Top 20 in Supply Chain Management/Logistics, U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges
     

  • Among the Best Undergraduate Business Programs, U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges
     

  • One of the Best Business Administration Colleges in the Nation, College Factual
     

  • Best Online Graduate Business Programs, U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Programs
     

  • Clarkson is in the Top 10 Online MBA Programs in Human Resource Management, Online MBA Today
     

  • TOP 40 Best Online MBA Programs, U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Program
     

  • Top 50 Online MBA in Management Programs, Online MBA Today
     

  • Top 15 Online MBA Programs in Supply Chain Management, Online MBA Today

  • Top 25 Best Accredited Online MBA Programs, Discover Business
     

  • Top 15 Best Value Online MBA Programs, Value Colleges
     

  • Top 20 Best Value Accelerated Online MBA Programs, Value College
     

  • Clarkson is one of the Top 10 Best Value Online MBA & Health Management Programs, Value Colleges
     

  • Top 35 Healthcare MBA Online Programs, Healthcare Management Degree Guide
     

  • Clarkson is one of the Top 50 Online Master’s in Healthcare Management Programs, Top Management Degrees
     

  • Top 25 MBA Programs in New York, Top Management Degrees
     

  • Top 25 Undergraduate Business Schools in New York, Top Management Degree

COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • 1.4 Million estimated computer specialist job openings in 2020

    Top 40 Best Value Online Master’s of Information Technology Programs, Value Colleges
     

  • Top 50 Best Value Online Graduate Computer Science and Information Technology Programs, Value Colleges
     

  • One of 25 Best Online Colleges for Value for Master’s in Computer Science, SR Education Group
     

  • Top 25 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Master’s in Computer Science, SR Education Group
     

  • One of the Most Prestigious Online Schools for Master’s in Computer Science, SR Education Group
     

  • Clarkson offers one of the 50 Best Online Master’s in Data Science, The Best Schools, Online Course Report